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IVF Does Not Significantly Increase Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A study of the medical records of more than 67,000 women who underwent fertility treatment found that fertility treatments did not effect the risk of breast or uterine cancer, and … Continue reading 

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Pap Test for Ovarian Cancer?

A small study of 46 women showed that examining cells on the cervix can help identify ovarian and uterine cancers. In this study, DNA analysis detected 41% of ovarian cancer … Continue reading 

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Study Suggests Screening Useful for High Risk Women

A study of 3,500 women at high risk of developing ovarian/fallopian cancer were screened annually for approximately three years with the CA-125 blood test and transvaginal ultrasound. In this population, … Continue reading 

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Dogs Sniff Ovarian Cancer

Based on funding from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, the cancer-sniffing dog training and studies continue. Read the full article here Ensure that Congress supports the Congressionally Directed Medical … Continue reading 

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NIH to Enforce Public Access Policy

As a condition of receiving public monies for research, the researchers must make available the results of their work. The National Institutes of Health will begin to delay grants to … Continue reading 

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Exposure to Sunlight May Reduce the Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A study of 3,000 women found that those expose to more ultraviolet radiation had a decreased risk of ovarian cancer and an increased risk of borderline tumors. See the full … Continue reading 

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Use of Aspirin May Decrease Risk of Serous Ovarian Cancer

A study of 756 women with ovarian cancer and 1564 women without ovarian cancer found that women who regularly used aspirin decreased their risk of ovarian cancer. See the press … Continue reading 

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Dose Dense Therapy Appears Beneficial

A study of 637 Japanese women with ovarian, fallopian or primary peritoneal cancer showed that dose dense chemotherapy provided a benefit. The standard of care arm provided chemotherapy every three … Continue reading 

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Fertility Drugs Do Not Appear to Cause Ovarian Cancer

A study of approximately 2700 women showed that women who used fertility drugs did not have a higher risk of ovarian cancer, except for women who used fertility drugs and … Continue reading 

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Ovarian Cancer Patients with Robust Support Networks Live Longer

According to a study of 186 women with ovarian cancer, women with high levels of emotional support lived longer than women without them. The study also suggests that a high … Continue reading 

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Fasting Before Chemotherapy?

There is a growing body of data indicating that fasting before chemotherapy renders cancer cells more sensitive to the toxic effects of those drugs. On the other side of the … Continue reading 

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Adults Abused as Children More Likely to Develop Cancer

A study by a Professor at Purdue University links childhood abuse to cancer. The study indicates that the correlation between abuse and cancer is especially high in girls who are … Continue reading 

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